Current management issues of childhood and adult immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).

@article{Khne1998CurrentMI,
  title={Current management issues of childhood and adult immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).},
  author={Thomas K{\"u}hne and G{\"o}ran Elinder and Victor S. Blanchette and Bernadette M Garvey},
  journal={Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992). Supplement},
  year={1998},
  volume={424},
  pages={75-81}
}
The management of acute and chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) of children differs in many aspects from that of adults. Current paediatric and adult treatment options are discussed in this review in the light of the recently published practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of ITP issued by a panel of paediatric and adult haematologists on behalf of the American Society of Hematology. Uncontrolled rather than controlled randomized studies often represent the basis for… CONTINUE READING